Miklos Vasarhelyi

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Professor Miklos A. Vasarhelyi is the KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accounting Information Systems and serves as Director of the Rutgers Accounting Research Center (RARC)  & Continuous Auditing & Reporting Lab ( CAR Lab). He is credited with developing the original continuous audit...

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Professor Vasarhelyi is reappointed and celebrated as KPMG's distinguished professor of accounting

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Robert Elliot, a retired partner at KPMG and past chairman of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, praised Vasarhelyi for his ability to integrate knowledge across multiple domains and for the pioneering nature of his research.

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Miklos Vasarhelyi and team white paper recommend that technology should be used to achieve a higher level of assurance at a similar cost, reported Journal of Accountancy

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Rapid changes in technology are a reality of the current business environment. In addition to affecting how business is done, these changes present new challenges to auditors. The internet, cloud computing, and the pervasive use of mobile devices enable auditors to practice in a globally connected environment. Technology can be used to transform auditing and improve audit effectiveness, according...

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Professors Vasarhelyi and Alles win Bright Idea Award for research that applies process mining to auditing

Monday, October 13, 2014

In an article titled, "The case for process mining in auditing: Sources of value added and areas of application," professors Miklos Vasarhelyi and Michael Alles explained how event logs can be put to use to track and verify transactions. Both professors are part of the Accounting and Information Systems Department at Rutgers Business School.

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Rutgers Accounting Research Center received a $250,000 donation from CaseWare Analytics said Miklos Vasarhelyi in announcement

Thursday, June 19, 2014

CaseWare Analytics announced today that it has donated $250,000 of technology and services to The Rutgers Accounting Research Center. The contribution will support the efforts of the Rutgers Continuous Auditing and Reporting Lab (CAR) to advance audit practices through the use of technology. “Today, we lead the field in research in the areas of Continuous Auditing and Enhanced Business Reporting...

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Contrary to popular perception, the modern accountant is an innovative and transformative strategic resource adviser.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

CPA Australia recently hosted the inaugural Evolution of Auditing Forum where Professor Miklos Vasarhelyi, Department of Accounting & Information Systems of Rutgers Business School in New Jersey, inventor of continuous auditing technology and a pioneer in advanced data analytics, evoked Steve Jobs' radical approach to consumer electronics as an analogy for the auditing profession - "how can...

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Innovations in data collecting take jobs of auditors in new directions

Friday, April 11, 2014

Around the world there’s a gradual but fundamental shift in the role auditors are playing for their corporate clients. More and more they are being asked to peer through the raw numbers and uncover insights into how a company is being run, its strategy, and the efficiency of its business processes. Auditors are, of course, still required to perform their foremost statutory role – signing off on...

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American Accounting Association recognizes professor's work in growing field of Accounting and Information Systems

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Rutgers Business School Professor Miklos Vasarhelyi will receive the American Accounting Association's prestigious Outstanding Educator Award.

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Professor Vasarhelyi to receive 2011 Joseph J. Wasserman Award

Monday, May 16, 2011

The Board of Directors at ISACA unanimously voted in favor of presenting the 2011 Joseph J. Wasserman Award to Rutgers Business School Professor Miklos Vasarhelyi in recognition of his outstanding achievements and contributions to the field of Information Systems.

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KPMG renews its support for Rutgers Business School's Continuous Assurance and Reporting Laboratory

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Research leads to real-time auditing and monitoring for companies. KPMG, the audit, tax and advisory firm, has renewed its support for Rutgers Business School’s Continuous Assurance and Reporting Laboratory (CAR-Lab). The research that has emerged out of this collaboration has spawned many new techniques and methods for “real time” financial reporting and auditing that is helping businesses improve their audit practices.

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Professor Miklos Vasarhelyi wins prestigious 'Notable Contributions to the Literature' award

Friday, October 1, 2010

The Information Systems Section of the American Accounting Association selected Professor of Accounting, Business Ethics & Information Systems Miklos Vasarhelyi, PhD as the winner of the prestigious Notable Contributions to the Literature award.

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